Hawaiian volcano Kilauea is active

The national park surrounding the Hawaiian volcano Kilauea was closed late Thursday, fearing that the steam that accumulates inside does not end up blowing up the mountain. Such an explosion…

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Earth has entered the age of Meghalayan

Earth has officially entered a new chapter in its history, the age of the Meghalayan, the third and last period since the beginning of the Holocene era nearly 12,000 years…

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Why is the volcano in Guatemala so deadly compared to that of Hawaii?

Despite the continuing eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano for more than a month, the recent eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala has been much more deadly, with the number…

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The origins of some brain tumors in children better understood

Several types of very aggressive and fatal pediatric brain tumors appear during brain development, found oncologists associated with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center (RI-MUHC). In fact,…

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A gel that repairs heart wounds

A first human protein gel to repair heart attack injuries has been developed by researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI). This gel is composed of recombinant collagen…

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Alexa, from Amazon, can now express joy or disappointment

The voice of Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa is now able to express enthusiasm or disappointment when she speaks English. Three different intensity levels are proposed for each of these two…

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Australia wants to use facial recognition to block access to adult content

Australia believes that it has found a solution to restrict access to adult content for minors. The government has proposed to use facial recognition to confirm the age of Internet…

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New theory on the origin of lava

The lava flowing from volcanoes is not fed by the magmatic chambers, say British volcanologists, who question the classic theory of volcanic eruptions. The work of Professor Matthew Jackson, expert…

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A new cancer immunotherapy strategy developed

A cell therapy that amplifies the immune response of T cells against cancerous tumors was developed by Canadian scientists associated with the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Center (HMR) and the Universit√©…

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Newly discovered gene mutation reduces fear and anxiety, and increases social interaction

A genetic mutation recently discovered by Finnish scientists reduces fear and anxiety, and increases social interaction in mice. Geneticist Heikki Tanila and colleagues from the University of Eastern Finland used…

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